Charles E. Schroer

T 513.651.6772
F 513.651.6981
301 East Fourth Street
Great American Tower, Suite 3300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202

Chuck is a member of Frost Brown Todd LLC and practices in the area of commercial real estate.  He has extensive experience in the acquisition, financing, construction, leasing, management and sale of office, retail and industrial properties, with particular focus on shopping centers and mixed-use projects.  Chuck has also negotiated a number of leases in select foreign countries.  He is a member of the International Council of Shopping Centers; he is also a member of the Advisory Board for the Georgetown University Law Center Advanced Commercial Leasing Institute.  Chuck is a former Trustee and President of the Cincinnati Preservation Association.


Recent representative matters:

Represented major department store in sale of property located at a mixed-use project in greater San Francisco, California metropolitan area and short-term leaseback

Represented multi-national corporation in complex co-location data center agreement in Cincinnati, Ohio

Represented corporate provider to steel industry in assembling and purchasing industrial land and facilities in northern Indiana

Represented national retailer in leasing of specialty retail space in San Antonio, Texas

Represented regional telecommunications provider in leasing of over 200,000 square feet of Class A office space for consolidated corporate headquarters

Represented international customer management/support provider in sale of Class A office building in Cincinnati, Ohio and leaseback of over 150,000 square feet for use as world corporate headquarters

Highlights & Recognitions

  • The Best Lawyers in America® Real Estate Law, 2009-2019
  • 2010 BTI Client All-Star

Memberships & Affiliations

  • Ohio State Bar Association
  • Kentucky Bar Association
  • Cincinnati Bar Association
  • International Council of Shopping Centers, Member

Civic & Charitable Organizations

  • Cincinnati Preservation Association, Trustee, 1989-1995, 2000-2006, 2008-2013
  • Corporation for Findlay Market, Member of Board of Directors, 2006-2011

Non-FBT Publications and Events

Chuck has spoken several times, on both the local and national level, at various ICSC Conferences; he was the Co-Chairman for ICSC Ohio, Kentucky and Indiana Law Symposium (1998-1999).

Other Contact Info


Holly L. Grogan
T 513.651.6805